Ms. Farnish was appointed independent Chair of Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) in 2012. She is also a Non-Executive Director of the Payments Council, OFWAT, ABTA and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals.
She formerly chaired the statutory UK consumer body, Consumer Focus, chaired the Family and Parenting Institute, and served on the Boards of the OFT and ASA. She was appointed by the UK Treasury as Independent Reviewer of the Money Advice Service in 2014 and has also served as a Civil Service Commissioner.
Her Executive roles included Group MD Public Policy at Barclay's, CEO at the National Association of Pension Funds, Consumer Affairs Director at Financial Services Authority and Deputy DG of OFTEL.
Christine was awarded a CBE in 2013 for services to financial services and consumer affairs.